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NUBIAS WOMEN

I channel the spirits of all the women who fought for my Afrika, the mothers, the slaves taken forcibly. The mothers left in the villages by their urban trekking men. … Read More»

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Offer: CALL FOR APPLICATION: International Human Rights Training (Deadline 8 March 2013)

9th Annual International Leadership Training Programme: A Global Intergenerational Forum Celebrating 64 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights … Read More»

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Offer: Call for Articles: Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders in Africa Newsletter

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) introduces the Rapporteur’s Newsletter as 'a bi-annual bulletin published since 2006 and often focuses on a current theme relating to the pr … Read More»

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Offer: African Voices of Hope and Change e-book

As we reflect on the stories that made such an impact on us and our work in 2012, it may be useful to read the newest offering by Global Voices on a selection of stories covered in 2012. … Read More»

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Offer: Wells Mountain Foundation, Empowerment Through Education Program. Scholarship for 2013-14 school year (Deadline to apply 1 April 2013)

The Wells Mountain Foundation is a public charitable foundation based in Bristol, Vermont, USA, which has been approved under the United States Internal Revenue Service under Section 501(c)(3). … Read More»

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Private Grief

I have listened to and intervened in many cases involving Violence against women both at work and at home. … Read More»

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A Cruel Cut in the Name of Tradition: One Woman’s Story of How She Fought Back against Female Genital Mutilation

The terror of what was to come overwhelmed me. I could run no more and knew that for my mother to be spared from being beaten and from possible death, I had to submit to my father’s will. … Read More»

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Offer: Mo Ibrahim Foundation African Youth Photo Contest: "African Leadership in Action", Deadline 19 November 2012

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (http://www.moibrahimfoundation.org/) is conducting an online photo contest through Twitter and Facebook, with the grand prize of a tablet computer! … Read More»

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